Building Permits & Inspections

The Building Permits and Inspections Department is handled through KNOX county zoning authority, they will strive to assist you with your construction project in an efficient and accountable manner. They are responsible for permitting all construction and conducting inspections of all construction-related permits as well as issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, Fire Prevention, and Special Events.

The KNOX county Permits and Inspections Department is responsible for:

  • Conducting building construction inspections
  • Issuing building permits
  • Issuing certificate of occupancy permits
  • Reviewing building plans
  • Working directly with the Planning and Zoning Commission

To obtain a permit for both residential and commercial uses, contact Knox County Zoning Authority.

Contact Info

Knox County Zoning Permits
(309) 343-3121
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